Gerald Zahorchak | District investing in behavioral curriculum
Young people do not naturally know how to behave well, and if well-informed and well-practiced, everyone can learn self-control to get along better with one’s self and with those who are in one’s environment.
Michael Young and Terry Madonna | Gov't can't get it right on guns or health care
It wasn’t a “big” story. In fact, the article published by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette last June received little follow-up and even less attention. That’s unfortunate – because it’s a story that explains the anxiety so many Americans express about both President Obama’s Affordable Care Act and even “reasonable” gun controls.
JIM SIEHL | Celebration of sound
High school musicians work just as hard, are just as committed and just as productive but gain far less recognition as their successful and sometimes glorified athletic counterparts.
George Hancock | Dealing with seasonal lighting issues
Darkness is a daily running companion. I tour the local streets in the pre-dawn hours. Nine months out of the year finds this me toiling in the early morning hours. My only daylight hours occur in May, June and July.
A sonnet? Doggone it!
I’m a gal of many talents,
Though lots of folks don’t know it.
DAVE MASTOVICH | Making your season merry
With six fewer days between Thanksgiving and Christmas than last year, retailers moved into full holiday marketing mode earlier than ever. The creative onslaught of promotions from national business to consumer (B2C) companies started before Halloween.
THOMAS SEITZ | Year-end tax suggestions for businesses
It’s not too late to make moves to reduce your 2013 taxes if you are a business owner.
Uneven play carries Steelers to victory
Watching the second quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 37-27 win over the Detroit Lions was a lesson in how lethal the Detroit offense can be.
It was also 15 minutes of “Same old Steelers.” At least the Steelers team that has stumbled more than it’s succeeded this season.
CORY ISENBERG | Three schools from area remain in football
Just three area football teams remain alive in postseason play and all three will play in 7 p.m. contests on Friday night.
Showing that it was no fluke the first time around, Chestnut Ridge (9-3) powered its way past Bedford for the second time this season in the District 5 Class AA championship. The Lions earned a berth in the PIAA playoffs opposite District 9 champ Karns City (11-1), which defeated Kane 49-21 in the title game.
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